Texas Tech vs. Baylor Odds
No. 5 Baylor hopes to avoid an upset loss in its conference opener when it faces Texas Tech at 3:30PM ET on ABC from AT&T Stadium.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Baylor is the clear favorite in this game, as the Bears are getting odds of -17 points against the Red Raiders. The over/under total for the game has been set at a sizable 89 points. Baylor has won four straight against Texas Tech and the Bears are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 against the Red Raiders. These two have hit the over in five straight meetings.
Baylor is 3-0 on the season, 1-1 against the spread and 3-0 with the over. The Bears are up to their usual offense this year, posting 64 points and 767 yards per game this far while the defense is giving up just 23 points and 318.3 yards per game. Seth Russell has thrown for 995 yards and 15 touchdowns this far while his top target is Corey Coleman, who has caught 17 passes for 460 yards and eight touchdowns. Shock Linwood and Terence Williams have combined for 668 rushing yards and five touchdowns.
Texas Tech is 3-1 on the season, 0-1 in the Big 12, 3-0-1 against the spread and 3-1 with the over. The Raiders are scoring 53.8 points per game thus far while giving up 36. They are coming off a crushing 55-52 loss to TCU at home last week in which the Horned Frogs scoring in the closing moments on a tipped pass. Quarterback Patrick Mahomes has thrown for 1,421 yards and 11 touchdowns this year while rushing for 165 yards and five scores. He is dealing with an undisclosed injury that has him questionable for this game. DeAndre Washington has rushed for 475 yards and five touchdowns while Jakeem Grant has caught 29 passes for 413 yards and two touchdowns.